Stuffed Karela Recipe By Shireen Anwar

Stuffed Karela Recipe By Shireen Anwar
Stuffed Karela Recipe By Shireen Anwar
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr

Bitter gourd (Karela) is a natural blood purifier and has numerous benefits. Try out this wonderful Stuffed Karela Recipe By Shireen Anwar, Incredibly easy and simple and tasteful!!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: bitter gourd, dinner, stuffed karela, vegetable
Servings: 4
Chef: Shireen Anwar
  • 1/2 kg Bitter gourd
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 4 tbsp brown onion
  • 1-1/2 cup Gram lentil boiled & drained
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp  coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
Cooking Method
  1. Scrap bitter gourds then remove seeds.
  2. Rub with salt.
  3. Set aside for 1 hour then wash well with water.
  4. Boil for 5 minutes with 1 tbsp tamarind pulp.
  5. Remove from the water and drain.
  6. Set aside.
  7. Heat oil in pan or deep skillet.
  8. Add brown onion with ginger garlic paste.
  9. Fry for 30 seconds then add salt, chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, onion seeds, cumin seeds and yogurt.
  10. Cook for 5-6 minutes then add boiled gram lentil.
  11. Let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  12. Fill the boiled bitter gourd with cooked gram lentil.
  13. Place stuffed bitter gourd in a pan.
  14. Add remaining gram lentil Masala.
  15. Cover with a lid and cook for 15 minutes over low flame.
  16. Sprinkle coriander leaves and green chilies.
  17. Stuffed Karela is ready to serve.
Serving Suggestions

Serve with Roomali Roti.

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